The Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) League resumed today with the T20 edition bowling off with wins for Swamibapa Sports Club, Kanbis Sports Club and Kenya Kongonis Cricket ClubClub in the Super League. At the Nairobi Jafferey Academy, Premier Club opened the League on a sour note as they were hammered a 59-run loss by Swamibapa Sports Club.
Nairobi U-17 ‘A’ are the champions of the U-17 boys’ national tournament after beating Mombasa U-17 by 8 wickets at the Ruaraka Sports Club on Saturday evening. The Coastal side stole their way into the finals after an emphatic 10-wicket triumph over Nairobi U-17 ‘B’ at the Sir Ali Muslim Club in their final group stage match. Chasing 110 for victory, Adarsh Sawjani survived a return catch to Josephat Maina to finish unbeaten on a 62-ball 86 that included eight boundaries and two mammoth sixes.
Irfan Karim’s half-century powered Kenya as it notched up a seven-wicket win over Canada in a Group B ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier encounter at the Myreside ground in Edinburgh on Friday (July 10).